NTE Energy expands into asset management with the hiring of Muxie

NTE Energy, which recently announced three new gas-fired power projects, said April 18 that its team has expanded its service offerings to include asset management.

This new function for NTE Energy will both support the asset management of the internal NTE power projects as well as focus on providing third party asset management services for external clients. Dan Muxie has joined NTE as Vice President of Asset Management. Coming from InterGen, a global independent power producer, he brings a wealth of knowledge to a well established team at NTE, the company said.

Muxie’s experience includes leadership roles in the international field service division of General Electric, where he managed power projects in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He was also responsible for program management of six-sigma quality initiatives and led the commercial sales for the SE US region. While at InterGen,Muxie held leadership roles in global outage management, reliability engineering, operations & maintenance support. Muxie also managed the business planning and commercial processes across a wide portfolio of assets including coal, gas, combined cycle, renewables and compression projects both domestically and internationally.

Seth Shortlidge, CEO of NTE Energy, said: “Dan brings extensive operational experience to the team at NTE which allows us to support our internal projects as they advance from construction to operation, as well as offer clients strategic asset management services while employing the best business practices from across multiple industries.”

NTE Energy focuses on the development and acquisition of strategically located electric generation and transmission facilities within North America. For asset management related inquiries, contact Muxie at 904.687.1857, dmuxie@nteenergy.com.

NTE Energy had announced April 15 that it is developing three natural gas-fired power plants: the Killingly Energy Center, located in Killingly, Conn.; the Reidsville Energy Center, located in Rockingham County, N.C.; and the Pickaway Energy Center, located in Pickaway County, Ohio. These facilities represent a total investment of approximately $2 billion, and will employ advanced turbine technology in combined cycle configurations. The Killingly Energy Center and the Reidsville Energy Center projects are approximately 500 MW each in size, and the Pickaway Energy Center will be approximately 1,000 MW.

These facilities are scheduled to begin construction between 2017 and 2018, and are expected to reach full commercial operation between 2020 and 2021.

NTE’s Kings Mountain Energy Center, located in Cleveland County, N.C., and Middletown Energy Center, located in Butler County, Ohio, are currently under construction, with expected commercial operation in 2018. NTE’s Pecan Creek Energy Center, located in West Texas, is expected to commence construction in the fall of 2016.

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